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Here we highlight selected innovation related articles from around the world on a daily basis.  These articles related to innovation and funding for innovative companies, and best practices for innovation based economic development.

List of business and entrepreneurship blogs by Victorino Q. Abrugar It’s always been my habit to wander the blogosphere in search for great business weblogs which I can read and get some important ...

Global trends in venture capital: 2009 report by Deloitte The survey was conducted with venture capitalists (VCs) in the Americas, Asia Pacific (AP), Europe and Israel. There were 725 responses from ...

Falling Valuations: Poison for Venture Capital by Brad Stone In a quarterly study of venture financings published Friday, Fenwick & West, a Silicon Valley law firm, found that so-called “down ...

Innovation in your career development by Tara Pengakis What does innovation mean to you as you seek a new career? Searching for a job in new way? Do you have to be really intelligent or creative ...

Crunch Time for Obama by Doug Shoen The latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News public opinion survey shows steadily eroding support on the president's health care proposal, and more generally, his ...

China's Innovation Advantage by Sramana Mitra "The venture capital market in China really only opened up in the mid-1990s," Chao says. "Business law came into effect in China in the late 1980s. ...

Red Hat's JBoss road less traveled by Matt Asay Red Hat has announced its 2009 Innovation Awards, with some impressive finalists making the list. From Whole Foods to Harvard Business School ...

The Price of Innovation - Megan McArdle Dean Kamen has some lengthy thoughts on innovation that are well worth reading. As the article notes, besides the Segway and the world's first stair-climbing ...

DOE Announces Stimulus Funding for new SBIRs, by Fred Patterson (The SBIR Coach) The Department of Energy gets it. On several levels. Stimulus means creating opportunities for creating jobs. Clean ...

Turning Out The Lights: SplashCast SplashCast, which lets people watch TV shows within social-networking sites, has been unable to raise new funding and has decided to shut down. In March 2008, the ...

what it takes to become a center of innovation by Eric Drexler Asia has strengths that promise to make it a leading center of technological innovation in the 21st century. These strengths are ...

Angel captital groups adjusting strategy to the economy LENEXA, KS - The economic recession is having an impact on angel group investment strategies, which are investing more in portfolio companies ...

Replace the World Bank with Venture Capital? by Carl Hammerdorfer "Is it just me, or is the world actually discussing global poverty and development solutions with renewed passion and genuine ...

Chu announces grant for energy innovation by Bruce Henderson Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced a $49 million federal grant Wednesday to a Charlotte battery-component maker, a step toward what he ...

UK State-led venture capital lags behind rivals State-backed venture capital funds have underperformed their purely commercial rivals in recent years, according to new research. Commercial VC funds ...

Ernst & Young: Cleantech Investment Skyrockets In Q2 U.S. venture capital investment in cleantech companies in Q2 2009 reached $572 million, an increase of 73% in terms of capital, with 48 ...

Obama: Innovation 'more important than ever' President Obama told the residents of northern Indiana today that his budget will help tap "the creative and innovative spirit" of areas that have been ...

The Nation’s C.T.O. Woos Silicon Valley by Ashlee Vance Aneesh Chopra, the nation’s first chief technology officer, wants to make a very dear friend of Silicon Valley. Mr. Chopra took his ...

Bring Different Innovation to Washington by Aaron Brazell few weeks ago, I received a call from my friend Robert Neelbauer at about 11 pm. He wanted to talk about innovation and technology startups ...

Innovation Is America's Key to the Future by Tudor Vieru President Barack Obama reasserted his trust in science as the only means of averting future economic crises in his radio address on Saturday, ...

Eli Lilly’s Venture Arm Spins Out With $200M Fund by The Wall Street Journal Lilly Ventures, the venture capital arm of Eli Lilly & Co., has spun out from its parent in an effort to compensate ...
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